28. General Settings » Outgoing Email¶
When the software needs to send emails, it uses the settings from Configuration » General Settings » Outgoing Email.
Outgoing Email Settings parameters:
● From Email – The email address of the sender● From Name – The name of the sender● Mailer – Console supports several mailing backends:▪ None – Select if sending emails is not allowed▪ PHP – Emails are sent using the PHP mail() function. You may have to configure a Mail Transfer Agent (Postfix, Qmail, Sendmail) on the Console server, and you may also need to configure PHP correctly in the php.ini file with the details of how your system sends email▪ SMTP – Emails are sent directly, without using a local Mail Transfer Agent, but you will have to enter the SNMP encryption details, server, port and credentials▪ Sendmail – Emails are sent via the sendmail command. To use this option, you will have to configure a Mail Transfer Agent (Postfix, Qmail, Sendmail) on the Console server● SMTP Security – Security options:▪ None – No encryption▪ SSL – Enable SSL encryption▪ TLS – Enable TLS encryption● SMTP Server – Specify the SMTP server. You can include backup SMTP servers separated by the “;” character● SMTP Port – TCP port to connect to, usually 25 (insecure) or 587 (secured by SSL/TLS)● SMTP Login/Password – Credentials used for authentication. When the fields are empty, no authentication is performed
If you are not receiving the emails sent via Response actions, but you can receive test emails when clicking the Test Settings button, check if there are errors when executing the command php /opt/andrisoft/webroot/rep_reports.php from CLI.